WMU basketball senior guard Austin Richie still listed as day-to-day with undisclosed injury

KALAMAZOO, MI – It caught most people by surprise when Austin Richie was not suited up for Western Michigan’s game against Akron Saturday. After all, the senior point guard had appeared in 120 consecutive games and made 63-straight starts. It was learned before the game Richie was dealing with a “lingering injury.” Broncos coach Steve […]

WMU basketball senior guard Austin Richie still listed as day-to-day with undisclosed injury

KALAMAZOO, MI – It caught most people by surprise when Austin Richie was not suited up for Western Michigan’s game against Akron Saturday. After all, the senior point guard had appeared in 120 consecutive games and made 63-straight starts. It was learned before the game Richie was dealing with a “lingering injury.” Broncos coach Steve […]

Muskegon City Commission: Zone change would allow Sytsema to pursue cremation facility

Sytsema Funeral Homes is seeking to add a crematory at its Apple Avenue location.MLive file photo  MUSKEGON, MI — A zoning change needed for Sytsema Funeral Homes to  cremate remains at its Muskegon location will be before the city commission Tuesday. Sytsema Properties LLC is asking, and the city staff is recommending, a zoning ordinance amendment […]

Muskegon City Commission: Zone change would allow Sytsema to pursue cremation facility

Sytsema Funeral Homes is seeking to add a crematory at its Apple Avenue location.MLive file photo  MUSKEGON, MI — A zoning change needed for Sytsema Funeral Homes to  cremate remains at its Muskegon location will be before the city commission Tuesday. Sytsema Properties LLC is asking, and the city staff is recommending, a zoning ordinance amendment […]

Despite sale, Holland’s Soccer Stop to stay open, expand to more sports

HOLLAND TOWNSHIP, MI — Plans to turn the Soccer Stop into storage space are on hold — for at least a few years. Instead, the indoor soccer facility will be renamed Soccer Stop Sportsplex, and expanded beyond indoor soccer leagues to all field sports such as baseball, softball, lacrosse and rugby. The facility, at 5 […]

Despite sale, Holland’s Soccer Stop to stay open, expand to more sports

HOLLAND TOWNSHIP, MI — Plans to turn the Soccer Stop into storage space are on hold — for at least a few years. Instead, the indoor soccer facility will be renamed Soccer Stop Sportsplex, and expanded beyond indoor soccer leagues to all field sports such as baseball, softball, lacrosse and rugby. The facility, at 5 […]

New ‘Change Agent Award’ goes to co-founders of GRCC program for black males

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – – Two men whose leadership program has helped male black students triple their achievement levels at Grand Rapids Community College in just two years will be the first recipients of the “Change Agent Award” created by the Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce. Eric Williams and Andre Fields, co-founders of Alpha […]

New ‘Change Agent Award’ goes to co-founders of GRCC program for black males

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – – Two men whose leadership program has helped male black students triple their achievement levels at Grand Rapids Community College in just two years will be the first recipients of the “Change Agent Award” created by the Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce. Eric Williams and Andre Fields, co-founders of Alpha […]

Second area Saladworks opens on 28th Street

GRAND RAPIDS, MI — Business owners Julie and Tim Calderone have opened another local Saladworks location, this time near the Woodland Mall. The franchise eatery that opened this month in a Centerpointe Mall outlot at 3569 28th Street SE follows an initial Saladworks that opened downtown along Ionia Ave. SW in August. The couple has […]

Second area Saladworks opens on 28th Street

GRAND RAPIDS, MI — Business owners Julie and Tim Calderone have opened another local Saladworks location, this time near the Woodland Mall. The franchise eatery that opened this month in a Centerpointe Mall outlot at 3569 28th Street SE follows an initial Saladworks that opened downtown along Ionia Ave. SW in August. The couple has […]